TYNE TUGS AND TUG BUILDERS
A history of Tyne Tugs, their builders and owners

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Above: Select the required Tug Owner by using the initial letter of the Owner's Name eg: Batey, Lawson or Tyne.
KEY BELOW: D / H / P (D = basic dimensions are shown; H = a history is given; P = one or more photographs are available)

Tug Owner: RS Allen, South Shields

Robert Stephenson Allen

The RS Allen company became part of The John Dry Steam Tugs Ltd in April 1914. Their only tug at that time, MALTA, became part of the Dry tug fleet. RS Allen became the manager of the Dry company.

Tug Name Year D / H / P
Black Prince 1874 D / H / P
Fiery Cross 1873 D / H
Knight Templar 1875 D / H
Malta 1875 D / H / P
Robert Scott 1863 D / H
Thames 1866 D / H
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